Australia's prudential regulator
should become less "discreet"
and be given more power, including the ability to veto corporate
boardroom hires, a government report said, in a sign oversight
bodies are being dragged into a banking sector clean-up.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc reported
a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as the Wall
Street investment bank benefited from higher equity trading and
an increase in lending to its wealthy clients and companies.
London's mayor has blocked plans
to build a glass viewing platform 1,000 feet (300 m) above
Britain's capital on a slender tower shaped like a tulip, saying
it would be of limited public benefit and damage the skyline.
Outgoing British Prime Minister
Theresa May on Tuesday told her top ministers to keep engaging
with businesses over Brexit, and that firms expect her successor
to keep up infrastructure investment and continue developing an